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Early Origins of the Weatherill family


The surname Weatherill was first found in Cumberland (now called Cumbria) as Wetheral, a village and civil parish that dates back to c. 1100 when it was first listed as Wetherhala. The place name literally means "nook of land where wether-sheep are kept," from the Old English words "wether" + "halh." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
One of the first records of the name was found here with Richard de Wederhal who was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Cumberland in 1332. William Wethereld, Wetherald, Wetherold was listed in Suffolk (1429-1433). [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Hugh de Wederhale was listed in Cumberland during the reign of Edward I., and Adam de Wederhal, horner was listed during the reign of Edward II., as a Freeman of York. [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Early History of the Weatherill family


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Weatherill Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Wetherall, Weatherall, Wetherell, Metherall and many more.

Early Notables of the Weatherill family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Weatherill family to Ireland


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Migration of the Weatherill family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weatherill Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Weatherill, who settled in Virginia in 1721

Weatherill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Weatherill, aged 47, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1897
  • George Weatherill, aged 23, who settled in America from Bishop Auckland, in 1898

Weatherill Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Annie Weatherill, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Bingley, England, in 1908
  • Norman R. Weatherill, aged 16, who settled in America from Bingley, England, in 1908
  • Constance Fannie Weatherill, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Bingley, England, in 1908
  • Wm. Hy. Weatherill, aged 50, who settled in America from Huddersfield, England, in 1908
  • George Weatherill, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Bolton, England, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Weatherill Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • H Weatherill, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907

Contemporary Notables of the name Weatherill (post 1700)


  • William J. Weatherill, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Brisbane, 1897-1905 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Garry John Weatherill (b. 1956), Australian clergyman, current Anglican Bishop of Willochra
  • Jay Wilson Weatherill (b. 1964), Australian politician, current Premier of South Australia
  • George Weatherill (1898-1988), Australian rules footballer
  • George Weatherill, English-born, Australian politician
  • Bruce Bernard Weatherill PC, DL, KStJ (1920-2007), Baron Weatherill, British Conservative Party politician, Speaker of the House of Commons

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Citations


  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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